Changes at Church

Last Sunday I was sad to hear that my Sunday school teacher who was also the associate pastor of education resigned without warning.

For me this is difficult because he was the first Christian mentor I have had that really spoke to my heart. I felt he was a man that was truly devoted to Christ. This past week he was on a mission trip over seas helping a culture translate the bible into their language.

I was once told that nothing will make you lose your religion faster than going to church. The politics, people and drama follow sinners whever they preside. I pray that I will maintain a soft heart and focus on Him.

On the subject of Christ. One of the writers on my Christian-Gaming site may be facing a relapse in cancer. This man is barely into his twenties and already went though this earlier in life. I ask that you please keep Josh Turner in your prayers.

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The Last Hour

I stumbled onto this amazing symphony of darkness today.

These tracks are performed by The Last Hour, a project of Roberto Del Vecchio who has been composing music since 1994. Too bad he has not hit it bigger, this is quality stuff.

It’s a Planet not an Empire

This morning, on my way to work I saw a bumper sticker on a car that read, “It’s a planet not an empire.”

This bumper sticker states something that I believe as an American society, we do not strive to be in harmony with nature. In the minds of many, it is our manifest destiny to conquer the planet. Plunder, consume and dispose is the engine that drives our wasteful economy. Continue reading “It’s a Planet not an Empire”

Write Like a Player

In life, I find that there are players and there are spectators. Through different seasons of our life, we may shift back and forth between either role. When it comes to writing at some point, you can go from reading to jumping in and take an active part in the process.

Being a writer means taking the leap from listening to saying, “Listen to me”. – Jhumpa Lahiri

Writing is a great way to express how you feel and think. Imagine all of the cool worlds that you put yourself in when you use your imagination. Wouldn’t it be great to have someone join you there?

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